|Father And Son - Louis and Allen Ginsberg - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Father and son - Louis and Allen Ginsberg. Recorded in Newark, New Jersey, 19 Jan. 1968. Description: The Ginsbergs read selections of their poetry. 2 recordings (60 min.)BB3433 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: ginsberg; poetry; father; pacifica
|Federico (Episode 22 of 29)|
A radio performance based on the life of the Spanish poet Federico Garc�a Lorca, written, produced and directed by David Davidson Reiff. This stylized biographical montage contains material presented in English for the first time. In the cast are Simon Bryquer, Robert Kidd, Warren Finnerty, Tom Lillard, Marty Brenna, Vic Arnold, Esteban Vicente, Taylor Mead, Bruce Rudow, Susan Baumgarten, Harry "H.M." Koutukas, and Norman Fischer...
Keywords: Radio plays; Garc�a Lorca; Federico; 1898-1936; Neruda; Pablo; 1904-1973
|Female beauty rituals|
Corless Smith produces a documentary on the social role of 'beautification' as seen through the eyes of a Martian correspondent. Fuscia the martian speaks to fashion consultants, Pat Kwon from New York, Deborah Matthews from Cleveland, and Monique Montgomery from Paris about the role of beauty in society. Next she speaks to podiatrists, Dr. Margaret Low and Dr. Ruth Wood about the effects of heels on women's health...
|Fidel Castro speaks in Harlem|
Fidel Castro speaks to the General Assembly at the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations on October 22, 1995 at the Abyssinian Church in Harlem, New York City. He talks about the birth of the United Nations and the gap of inequality that is growing between developed and underdeveloped nations. He speaks of how many developed countries represented by the United Nations, resist Cubaﾒs political and cultural views, and he speaks about the United Statesﾒ embargo block against Cuba ...
|Fiftieth Anniversary of the Republic of Czechoslovakia - Pacifica Radio Archives|
FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA moderated by Dr. Harry Friedgood. Jan Triska, Gabriel Almond, Denis Hayes, David Riesman, and James Day discuss the political status of Czechoslovakia. RECORDED: by KZSU in Stanford, 27 Oct. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 13 Dec. 1968. (72 min.) BB2466 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: czechoslovakia; kzsu; stanford; pacifica; freidgood; riesman
|Film since World War Two - Pauline Kael 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
The Film since World War Two - Pauline Kael 1968. Recorded: at University of California, Berkeley, 26 Apr. 1968. Description: Film critic discusses the history of filmmaking. Reels: 1 of 2 Length: 64:42 Total: 117:00 BB2116a Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: kael; film; berkeley; pacifica
|Film-making under Franco / Jaime Camino ; interviewed by Colin Edwards.|
Jaime Camino discusses the state of Spanish filmmaking under Franco's reign with KPFA's Colin Edwards. Camino discusses the political nature of Spanish films, censorship practices by the Spanish government, economic measures that influence production and distribution of films in Spain, and about Spanish productions that are filmed overseas.
|Fine and dandy: further adventures with Kay Swift|
Composer Kay Swift (1897 - 1993), the first woman to score a complete musical (1930's Fine and dandy), recounts her life. She talks about her early love of opera and how she was able to break into Broadway. She talks about how she came to collaborate with George and Ira Gershwin and the ballet she composed for George Balanchine, Alma mater, and how she left behind the Broadway life to run away to a ranch in Oregon...
|Five of Los Siete - [KPFA]|
Description: Five members of Los Siete de la Raza discuss their imprisonment for the killing of San Francisco policeman Joseph Brodnik on May 1, 1970 at a press conference at the San Francisco Hall of Justice in June, 1970. The men discuss their relation to other liberation movements like the Black Panther Party, the politics of their trial, and conditions inside prison. The members of Los Siete de la Raza were Jose Rios, Nelson Rodriguez, Gary Lescallett, Danilo "Bebe" Melendez, Rodolfo Antonio...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Trials (Murder)--San Francisco (Calif.); Smithson, Denny; Lescallett, Gary; Martinez, Rodolfo Antonio; Martinez, Mario; Melendez, Danilo; Rios, Jose; Rodriguez, Nelson
|Fortuna (Episode 12 of 29)|
Poems from Carl Orff's Carmina Burana read in English translation. Hear of the joys of the flesh penned by the Goliards, medieval defrocked churchmen and students, interpreted in a modern way by The Word Players, who are Larry Holpp, Dona Marans, Albert Norton, Judy Ratner, Julie Scherer, and Ed Walker. Directed and produced by Baird Searles for the Mind's Eye Theater. Technical production by Fred Friedman...
Keywords: Radio plays; Orff; Carl; 1895-1982; Goliards; Carmina Burana
|Forty cents a ton : Hazard County documentary / produced by H. Sinclair.|
Documentary of mining practices in Hazard County, Kentucky. Interviews with residents of Hazard who discuss the coal miners' union, the harassment union miners faced from large mining companies, and the unofficial strikes that are being organized in Hazard County. Includes interviews with strike leaders Berman Gibson, Preacher Smith, Graham Noble, retired miner Harley Caldwell, and Mrs. Smith and Mrs...
|Four professionals who came out|
Eric Bentley speaks with four men who came out as gay professionals: Dr. Howard Brown, former Public Health Commissioner of the City of New York; Dr. Bruce Voeller, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force; Dr. Dan William, medical resident at New York University and Mr. Ron Hellman, third-year medical student at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Drs. Brown and Voeller talk about how they hope the Task Force will inspire changes in the younger generation...
|Four-handed piano music: acoustic and electric (Episode 1 of 33)|
Mike Sahl (1934-), electric piano, and Frederic Rzewski (1938-), acoustic piano, perform live at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 13, 1971. The pieces performed include Les Moutons de Panurge by Frederic Rzewski; Dance for pianos by Mike Sahl; Piano concerto by John Cage (in a version for acoustic and electric pianos); Sonata in B-flat major for piano four-hands, op. 30 by Franz Schubert; and selected short subjects...
Keywords: Sahl; Michael (1934-); Rzewski; Frederic; Piano music; Cage; John; Schubert; Franz; 1797-1828
|Freddie Hubbard live at La Bastille.|
Recording of the Freddie Hubbard Quintet performing at the La Bastille nightclub in Houston on November 21, 1973 (2nd set). They perform "Uncle Albert", "Brigitte", "Little Sunflower" and "Keep Your Soul Together."
|Free speech movement : sounds and songs of the demonstrations / produced by Stan Axelrod.|
The documentary on the Free Speech Movement of the sixties begins with a sit-in of 6,000 students at the administration building, Sproul Hall. Various speakers voice their concerns and opinions regarding students' rights and the faculty's involvement. Recorded is the arrest of Jack Weinberg, a recent graduate and civil rights activist. Mario Savio speaks to the demonstrators at the protest. Followed are Free Speech Movement songs with unidentified artists...
|Free Speech Movement press conference|
Steve Weisman reports on pickets at State Capitol and delegation of FSM representatives and others who were not received by governor, protests at UC Davis in support of FSM, and demands that Governor Brown not press charges against arrested demonstrators. Sociology Professor John Leggett reads telegram from James Farmer, national chair of C.O.R.E., regarding the recent demonstrations which involved fundamental issues of the rights of free speech and peaceful protest and how students have been br...
|Freedom summer in Los Angeles - Osborn, Jim; Brown, Leonard|
Description: An audio mosaic of people and sounds which tells the events of the integration struggles of the summer of 1963 in Los Angeles. It represents the four areas of concern as they are met locally by Negro leaders: housing, education, employment and police practices. The sources of the material run the full range of diversity from narrations of arrests, integration group meetings, rallies, press conferences and personal interviews...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Race relations--Los Angeles (Calif.); Blacks--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social conditions; Police--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Complaints against; Brown, Leonard; Osborn, Jim; Baldwin, James
|Friends of Leslie|
Description: Sue Talbot, Jerry Gumbleton, and the Reverend Dwight Blackstock, three members of Friends for Leslie, talk with KPFK-FM's Catherine Stifter. The group has been fighting for the prison release of Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted for the Manson Family murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. They discuss the California parole system, the influence of the media on public perceptions, and their campaign for public support for Van Houten...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Parole--California; Women prisoners--California; Prisons--California; Crime and criminals--California; Talbot, Susan; Blackstock, Dwight; Gumbleton, Jerry
|From the Mission to Mill Valley : The History of the Irish in San Francisco - McGillicuddy, Padraigin; Campbell, Bob; Holmquist; Monet|
Note: Content begins at 00:00:45 for both parts.Description: Documentary on the history of Irish immigration and assimilation in San Francisco. Part 1 examines the first wave of Irish immigration to the area, the Irish involvement in the building trade and politics, and their key role in the development of the city's religious, social and political life. Part 2 focuses on the social and family life of the Irish in the days when they were the majority in the now heavily Latino district The Missio...
Keywords: californialightandsound; San Francisco (Calif.)--Emigration and immigration; McGillicuddy, Padraigin
|From the Vault #102: 1968 Columbia University Student Strike - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Like the crackle at the center of a firestorm, students at Columbia University intensified the anti-Vietnam War movement on April 23, 1968 by starting a revolt against the school administration seizing campus buildings and barricading themselves for days. Eventually the police moved in with military-style force, injuring 140 and arresting more than 700 participants. Pacifica radio station WBAI 99.5 FM in New York was there to cover it all, raw and unfiltered, with much of their coverage - not su...
Keywords: from the vault; columbia; university; student revolt; kanter; pacifica; wbai
|From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry|
Recorded live on Saturday night, December 17, 1977, the Women's Coffeehouse put on a benefit for the WBAI Women's Programming. Rebecca Tron introduces the singer Suni Paz with cellist Martha Siegal, poet Sharon Thomson, poet Alice Walker, and musician Lynn Messinger. Eileen Zalisk, a women's health and science programmer, gives a brief biography about the Argentinian-born folksinger Suni Paz. She begins by singing an Argentinian song, "Cancion de la Ternurna" or "Song of Tenderness", "Hilandera ...
|Fungi from Yuggoth (Episode 24 of 29)|
A dramatic performance of an early poem by Howard Phillips "H.P." Lovecraft (1890-1937) by the Word Players for WBAI's Mind's Eye Theatre. Cast includes David Haight, Judy Ratner, Gil Jardine, Julie Scherer, Sherry Pockell and Ann Rivers. The technical production was by Neil Conan, assisted by Charles Pitts. The program was conceived and directed by Baird Searles. Contains 55 seconds of test tone at beginning of recording...
Keywords: Horror in literature; Radio adaptations; American poetry--20th century; Lovecraft; H. P. (Howard Phillips); 1890-1937